Problem Solving Like An Ironman

In less than 24 hours I’ll be entering the water to start the swim portion of my 7th Ironman World Championship. Ok, entering the water probably doesn’t describe it right.  Imagine earth’s biggest rugby scrum as several hundred amped up

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Thinking Team Structure

During the early stages of their practice, most financial advisors work as sole practitioners. However, the ability of such practices to grow is limited by the advisor’s skill set and capacity as an individual. Many sole practitioners soon find themselves

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A Three? The Truth Hurts!

Have you ever had one of your best clients gut punch you? Have you ever asked a question that you thought you knew the answer to and the response came back very unexpected? That’s what happened recently when we received

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Preparation Sets You Up For Luck

I once heard Steve Ballmer, the former CEO of Microsoft, say “Not only do you need hard work, good timing, and passion, but you need some luck as well.” Last weekend I competed in Ironman Canada, my 21st Ironman Triathlon.

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Have You Put Hay In The Barn?

In simpler times a barn full of hay was a sign the farmer had worked hard and was prepared for the challenges ahead. This weekend I’ll compete in my 21st Ironman Triathlon. That’s a 2.4 mile swim, 112-mile bike ride,

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The Crash Finally Happened

The other morning I was out on my bike training for my 21st Ironman Triathlon. Going 30mph. Downhill. My front tire blows. My brakes don’t work. Here we go. It’s decision time – crash headlong into those mailboxes or go

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